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Australian cricket team squad for 2015 Cricket World Cup

by on January 13, 2015
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Winner for four cricket world cup trophies, Australian cricket team announced its 15 player squad for 2015 ICC World Cup. Michael Clarke is the captain of Australian cricket team despite injury concerns at the moment. However George Bailey could easily replace Clarke in case he does fall victim to his injuries.

Australian cricket team has performed exceptionally well in year 2014 however the team was hit by a great tragedy in form of Phil Hughes sudden death. With a squad packed with attacking fast bowler such as Mitchell Johnson, Australian cricket team is looking forward to fifth record ICC Cricket World Cup win in 2015 after claiming this title in 1987, 1999, 2003 and 2007.

Australia’s cricket team squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

  • Michael Clarke: is going to represent Australian cricket team in 2015 Cricket World Cup. He is a right handed middle order batsman. Clarke has scored 7000 plus runs in ODI before 2015 World Cup at an average of 44.86.
  • George Baily: is the vice-captain of Australian team. With an average of 44.20, Bailly is a top order batsman with excellent hard hitting batting skills. He has scored over thousand runs in ODI format.
  • James Faulkner: is an all-rounder with convincing batting and bowling skills. He is a left arm fast medium bowler with right hand bat style. His best bowling figure before 2015 Cricket World Cup has been 4/48.
  • Pat Cummins: is an Australian right arm fast bowler an d relatively a new player in the ODI format.
  • Xavier Doherty: is a slow left arm orthodox Australian bowler.
  • Brad Haddin: is a wicketkeeper and batsman for Australian cricket team. He is excellent with bat where he has scored over 2000 runs with more than ten fifties in his ODI career.
  • Aaron Finch: is a top order batsman who has already score a hundred and five fifties for Australia.
  • Josh Hazlewood: is an Australian bowler who has taken ten wickets in six ODI matches. One of his best performances is 5/33.
  • Mitchell Marsh: is a right hand bat and plays at top order batsman for Australian cricket team. He is relatively new in the team with excellent batting skills.
  • Mitchell Johnson: And Johnson is the guy you all need to watch out. Australia’s leading left arm fast bowler, Johnson has been destroying teams throughout 2014 and is going to be a major threat for teams in 2015 Cricket World Cup. With 6/31 best bowling figure in ODI, Johnson is going to be one of the match winners for Australia.
  • Steve Smith: is an all-rounder for Australian cricket team. In just 45 matches, he was able to score two centuries and 3 fifties with striking bowling performance of taking 3 wickets by giving 16 runs.
  • Glenn Maxwell: is a right hand batsman who has scored 891 runs in 36 matches including 8 fifties. He can be of immense benefit with his hard hitting skills in critical times.
  • Mitchell Starc: is a left arm fast bowler of Australian cricket team. So far, in 28 matches, Starc took 49 wickets with his best performance of 5/20. Starc has the capability to scare the opponent batsmen with his bowling style.
  • Shane Watson: is a tremendously talented all-rounder of Australia with some excellent bowling and batting performances. He has so far scored 9 centuries and 31 fifties in 178 matches with a striking bowling performance of four wickets for 36 runs in ODI.
  • David Warner: is the opening batsman of Australian cricket team who has been very lucrative for the team in various matches with his ability to hit hard.

With a talent packed team, Australian cricket team is all set to challenge its opponents.